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Old 03-12-11, 09:10 AM   #7526
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Don't those sites have spam/pron filters to minimize those types of emails? Or are the d-bags sending them just savvy enough to get their losergrams through?
No and why would they. It would eliminate for women the same experience they get in real life. It's really the only advantage of using a free site versus using a non-free site. At a free site everybody can msg - At a paid site somebody is paying x amount of money. So chances are, as a woman, you're going to get a drastically smaller request for TATAs on match.com as oppposed to POF.
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Old 03-12-11, 09:17 AM   #7527
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Yeah, I was thinking of the free sites. How hard would it be to filter out emails that contain keywords and alterations of them? There must be one helluva database of variants that can eliminate most of the garbage.
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Yeah, I was thinking of the free sites. How hard would it be to filter out emails that contain keywords and alterations of them? There must be one helluva database of variants that can eliminate most of the garbage.
Most of them are already fighting a losting battle with porn bots and unfortunately when you're doing something for free it means just that. You probably don't have the money to devote to nothing but analyzing all messaging/interaction on the site to determine if somebody may find it offensive, oppressive, aggressive or otherwise.
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So people doing these online sites, what is your impression of them? Is it just sent tons of emails and few reply, or do other people actually email you first?
I think if you go to sites that are free of charge most people on there are mostly looking for a hook up, attention or just be a big waste of time. Haven't tried the paid sites yet. I've only had one successful relationship from a dating site. Most of them are pretty vapid, don't know what they want or are typical in my opinion lol. I have quite a few stories to share too lol. My friend who is a guy has a online profile says no girls ever sends him messages and he has a blog with the messages that they reply with. I think it's pretty funny.

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Guys who ride bikes and don't mind if I head out for 6-7 hour rides on Sundays.

And they have to like bleu cheese and spicy Mexican food.

And put the damn toilet seat down so I don't fall in at 2 am.
I never thought of this as being an attribute, but I always keep my toilet seat and lid down when I'm not using it; it curbs my cat's bizarre fascination with the toilet. Maybe I should get a custom t-shirt made that reads, "Hey ladies - I leave the toilet seat down."
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I thought cat & dog owners *always* kept the lid down,
and cat owners always mount the toilet paper with the free end coming off the back.
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No and why would they. It would eliminate for women the same experience they get in real life. It's really the only advantage of using a free site versus using a non-free site. At a free site everybody can msg - At a paid site somebody is paying x amount of money. So chances are, as a woman, you're going to get a drastically smaller request for TATAs on match.com as oppposed to POF.
I was actually surprised when one girl told me she was getting tons of e-mail asking to see her tatas. In order to send e-mails on match.com, you have to be registered. Who spends that kind of money every month just to ask random girls to see their tatas? Are they not aware the internet is filled with free porn?
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I was actually surprised when one girl told me she was getting tons of e-mail asking to see her tatas. In order to send e-mails on match.com, you have to be registered. Who spends that kind of money every month just to ask random girls to see their tatas? Are they not aware the internet is filled with free porn?
Registration is free. Sending messages is not free.. I honestly have a bit of trouble believing that is anything but a slight exaggeration. Though who knows. Three things that Know no bounds, people's stupidity, men's horniness and our tendency to embellish.
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I never thought of this as being an attribute, but I always keep my toilet seat and lid down when I'm not using it; it curbs my cat's bizarre fascination with the toilet. Maybe I should get a custom t-shirt made that reads, "Hey ladies - I leave the toilet seat down."
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Male or female...everyone do this and nobody is falling in, sticking their foot in, or bobbing for apples.
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It's like the real world.

Attractive girls will not do anything. They wait for the guys to hit on them, just like they wait for the guys to come over and dance with them, just like they wait for the guy to come over and hit on them, just like they wait on the guy to come over and buy them a drink, just like they wait on the guy to come over and ask them out.

Guys have to do all of the footwork an d the gus are supposedly are filled with just about as high of a ratio loser as they are in the real world.

Generally the only women who will take the initiative and msg guys initially are the same people in real life with the only exception being that it's harder to get caught for prostitution so you will often times have a higher ratio of spam bots/call girls.

I think that people that think that online dating doesn't work any more than what most people do in the real world, hitting on coworkers at work, hitting on strangers at a bar or club is because people simply forget to correlate it to real world things.
That sounds like too much work, I think I'll jut go ride my bike instead.
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I was actually surprised when one girl told me she was getting tons of e-mail asking to see her tatas. In order to send e-mails on match.com, you have to be registered. Who spends that kind of money every month just to ask random girls to see their tatas? Are they not aware the internet is filled with free porn?
I agree with the skyping pumpkin, probably an exaggeration. I think men do that because some women will send pics of their “tatas” back.




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Old 03-12-11, 07:34 PM   #7537
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TexasGuy, don't worry. You've seen one, you've seen them both.
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TexasGuy, don't worry. You've seen one, you've seen them both.
What I've always heard was:
"Once you seen one, you pretty much want to see them all."
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That's also a good one.
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Except for the ones you have to roll up, like Ron White said. Wait, he even wanted to see those. Nevermind.
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Sounds like an easy set of requirements.
One thing I have never understood is why women will sit down on
something w/o first looking at what they are about to sit on.
Men don't do that, (unless they are inebriated).
If it's 2 am I don't turn on the lights.

I just don't like open toilets in general. An upraised seat can have dried splashes of stuff that I really don't want to see. And it's bad feng shui.
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I never thought of this as being an attribute, but I always keep my toilet seat and lid down when I'm not using it; it curbs my cat's bizarre fascination with the toilet. Maybe I should get a custom t-shirt made that reads, "Hey ladies - I leave the toilet seat down."
Well, hi there!
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Dang, 6-7 hour rides....... that's pretty hard core
I used to be able to handle 6-7 hour rides without breaking a sweat... now I can only do those on my bike.

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On toilet seats... have been leaving them down forever and this is especially important when you have cats, dogs, and little girls who get up to use the bathroom when they are half asleep.
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I never knew Feng Shui covered toilet lids.

I never really thought about it, but just realized that I do always lower the lid, simply because there is a shelf just above my toilet where all my assorted containers of deodorant/mouthwash/etc are kept, and if the lid was open there would be a high risk of something getting knocked into it.

I may need to give up my Man Card.
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I used to be able to handle 6-7 hour rides without breaking a sweat... now I can only do those on my bike.


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I never knew Feng Shui covered toilet lids.
Feng Shui covers darned near everything.
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Ok with all this talk about toilet seats and cats I am now paranoid. I have never seen the little bastard drink or get in to it, but who knows what he is up to when I am not at home. Probably planning to take over the world.
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